Kaylois Henry

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  • 14 years ago | Longform

    "Hair is not just expression It's a form of oppression regardless of what ignorant justifications they've taught you to think We all scared of the kink..." --from "Madam CJ" by Dallas-born poet Von, from The Slave Tree, Balance Books, 2000 It is a...

  • 18 years ago

    Just off Sylvan Avenue along Muncie Avenue is the West Dallas neighborhood of used-to-be. Looking at it today gives some glimpses of its very recent past. There was a time when the neighborhood had the trappings of community. Houses were fixed up,...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    Tamara Hughes is insulted that she should be sitting here in her parents' living room defending herself. She shouldn't have to be second-guessed or mocked. What happened to her was traumatic, almost deadly, but to police it may as well be fiction....

  • 18 years ago

    All Lisa Riley Richardson wanted was a chance to work in a photographer's studio, to earn a living taking and developing pictures. She thought her childhood dream would have been fulfilled by now. Yet despite training at a Dallas trade school seve...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    The summer daylight is just beginning to fade as Andy Emmons' pickup rumbles down a quaint residential street toward downtown Waxahachie. There isn't much traffic this evening, but what little there is gawks as Emmons goes by. Passing drivers do a...

  • 18 years ago

    These days, it seems society is awash in self-help relationship books--breezy little volumes on snagging the right man or woman, getting him or her to marry you, then finding a way to save the relationship when it begins to fall apart. Despite thi...